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M'Chigeeng First Nation
Family Support Program

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Description
  • Delivers child care and protection services and family support services to community members
  • Administers child welfare prevention services in collaboration with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services located in Wikwemikong
  • Aims to reduce the removal of M'Chigeeng First Nation children from their family, culture, and community
  • Partners with community police officers and local nursing staff to identify and support troubled families

Provides the following services:
  • Advocacy on behalf of children, youth and families
  • Assistance and support to children in care
  • Case management
  • Development of plans of care
  • Ensures follow-up of aftercare plans with community families
  • Referrals to individual and family counselling, treatment centres, cultural and traditional services, parenting programs, anger management and domestic violence programs, and other needed services
  • Training for child care providers
  • Support and guidance in reuniting siblings who are/have been part of the foster care system
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Manitoulin Island Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation at high-risk
  • Children in need of care and and their families


Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and under;
Application Process
  • Open to referrals from any source
  • Intake assessment required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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